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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Sherwood School No. 1478 (Municipality of Brenda-Waskada)

The Sherwood School District was established formally in May 1902, and a one-room schoolhouse was erected on the southwest quarter of 3-4-24 west of the Principal Meridian, in what is now the Municipality of Brenda-Waskada. It operated until 1959 when the district was dissolved, and remaining students went to Medora Consolidated School No. 493. The brick school building is no longer present at the site but a monument commemorates it.

Among the teachers of Sherwood School was William Wallace Wright (1952-1954).

Sherwood School

Sherwood School (no date) by George Hunter
Source: Archives of Manitoba, School Inspectors Photographs,
GR8461, A0233, C131-2, page 125.

Sherwood School commemorative monument

Sherwood School commemorative monument (October 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.26701, W100.62483
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Sherwood School (509 Grey Street, Winnipeg)


One Hundred Years in the History of the Rural Schools of Manitoba: Their Formation, Reorganization and Dissolution (1871-1971) by Mary B. Perfect, MEd thesis, University of Manitoba, April 1978.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 23 January 2021

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